Barwa Bank Group, Qatar’s fastest growing Shari’ah compliant banking service provider was proud Gold sponsor of the second ‘Qatar Infrastructure Projects 2012′ held from July 2-5, 2012 at Jumeirah Carlton Tower in London.
The prominent four day event was a great success attracting those interested in learning more about and developing contacts with the key players in the Qatari non-energy projects. Attending from Barwa Bank was Steve Troop, CEO, Keith Bradley, General Manager and Khalid Al Ahbabi, Head of Wholesale Banking.
Commenting on Barwa Bank’s support of the event Steve Troop said, “As the fastest growing bank in Qatar we wanted to play a central role in this major conference which outlines the country’s future strategy and identifies the requirements of the booming projects market. The tight timeline for Qatar 2022 and the unprecedented growth in local and foreign investments that comes with it requires knowledgeable and resourceful local players. Barwa Bank intends to not only do our part in developing the finance sector in Qatar but also in building an innovative and customer focused Shari’ah compliant bank that can lead the way in this growing sector.”
Keith Bradley presented to delegates on July 3, the second day of the conference. Discussing the financing of Qatar’s infrastructure growth he looked that the economic challenges associated with managing the world’s fastest growing economy, the role of local and international banks in the infrastructure investment programmes for 2022 and 2030 as well as other key current economic developments within the financial landscape in Qatar.
“It was great to have the opportunity to meet and present to Qatar’s key decision makers, government officials as well as international leading industry figures and stakeholders. Charting the economic and social progress in Qatar it’s clear that this represents one of the most dynamic and diversified economies in the World and Barwa Bank is positioned as a key driver in the country’s future development” Keith Bradley concluded.
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